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is trichomoniasis fatal

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Trichomonas is only an annoying superficial amoebic infection. A few rare cases of systemic infection have been reported.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Men may experience penile discharge, burning w urination ; /or ejaculation as well as itching internal to the penis. Woman may have green/yellow/white ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Trich so common: Males typically have no symptoms (only about 20% may have a discharge) so they are unaware that they can spread it. And in females up to 40% may be ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Trichomoniasis: Although the prevalence of trichomonas is estimated at 8 million cases/year, that is probably an underestimate. The reasons are that it is not reporte ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sexually: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal co ... Read More
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Sexual contact is the main way to contract trichomonas infection so it is a STI although transmission by trich-contaminated moist personal clothes may ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Two possibilities: Either you have been able to fend off trich or you're asymptomatic. Remember: Due to individual variation in defense immune ability ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Are you sure? That seems like a very unusual way to get trichomoniasis!
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Trichomonas is susceptible to metronidazole, a safe form of treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
NO: No, no , No
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trichomonas ?'s: Trichomonas is a paracyte and usually confined to the vaginal area. It can be found in urine samples, as a result of incidental contamination of colle ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Trich: Not trick but trich (pronounced trick) - short for trichomoniasis.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, sometimes: Trichomonas is an std caused by a single-celled parasite (it has 4 flagellae "tails" and can "swim"). In men, trichomonas infections have been reporte ... Read More
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